Blog

Full Year 2014 - School


10,000 U.S. Schools are Moving More! Is Yours?

Let's Move!, Physical Activity, School | October, 9 2014

By: Dominique Dawes, Co-chair, President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

On February 28, 2013, First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move! Active Schools, a solution to ensure that 60 minutes of physical activity is the norm in schools across America. As co-chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, I am excited to share that just one school year later, Let’s Move! Active Schools is celebrating the milestone of reaching over 10,000 schools across 50 states and impacting more than 5 million students.

Read More

PCFSN and Let’s Move! Shine Spotlight on School-Based Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs

Fitness, Let's Move!, School | September, 30 2014

By: Caitlin Cahow, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition member and Two-time Olympian, U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey

According to the latest research, healthy students are better learners. Across America, schools play an important role in shaping students’ attitudes about healthy eating and physical activity.

Read More

Active Kids Do Better: A Win-Win for All

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School | September, 3 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director

As the buzzer sounds on another sizzling summer, kids across America are getting back in the game and gearing up for another school year. Now, instead of days filled with swimming, biking, climbing trees and playing, most kids will spend six to seven hours each day within school walls. 

Read More

Celebrating Let’s Move!: Ensuring Bright, Healthy Futures for America’s Youth

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School, Youth | February, 25 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Four years after First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move!, an initiative dedicated to ending the childhood obesity epidemic in America within a generation, we celebrate the tremendous progress that has been made to ensure that children grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

Read More


Check out

PALA Logo

Keep track of all your activities by signing up to earn your PALA+

Get Fit Tips

pair of sneakers

Keep sneakers with you at work to mix in physical activity throughout the day.

barbell

Challenge your muscles by mixing up activities; trying new things keeps it interesting!